Disable Fast Startup Windows 10. Guide

Disable Fast Startup Windows 10
Disable Fast Startup Windows 10
Written by Wilbur Woodham

In this tutorial I will instruct you how to disable fast startup component in Windows 10. Fast startup stands for a component launched in windows 8 and is also nowadays available in Windows 10. With this option enabled, Windows boots up rapidly after a shutdown by means of the saved system information file into your workstation. The next moment it loads it applies the data stored in that file (hiberfil.sys) for a less loading process.

Keep in mind that this option does not operate if you decide to make a reboot. In this case, the system boots up in a normal manner. Typically fast startup option is switched on by default in system. Even though it’s a handy thing, it could be problematic in times your system has got a dual boot. This can lead to the information loss or in mess in the settings applied.

Steps to disable Fast startup Feature in Windows 10

Step 1: 
Use the windows key + x hotkey to reveal the menu in the left section. Optionally, you can also use the windows key + r hotkey and then specify control in it and press the Enter key.

windows key + x open control panel

Step 2: 
Click on Control panel1 and launch it.

Step 3: 
Look for Power in the search box to locate power options.

Go to Power options.

Control Panel - Power options

Step 4:
In this section, in the right menu, just simply click on Choose what power buttons do.

Power options - choose what power buttons do

Step 5: 
Then, in the window which just came up, before implementing any amendments you need to first click on “Change settings that are currently unavailable”.

Disable Fast Startup Windows 10 - Change settings that are currently unavailable

Step 6: 
Once you click on Change settings that are currently unavailable link, scroll down and uncheck the feature indicating turn on fast startup.

Also consider this tutorial: Boost your Windows 10 PC: 20 Working Solutions.

Step 7: 
Don’t forget to save all the introduced amendments.

You have disable Windows 10 fast startup component. To switch on the option again, implement the same steps and activate the option again.

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References

  1. Where is Control Panel?: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/where-is-control-panel-aef7065f-a9ec-1ba9-8cab-79b2b83bdda5
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Wilbur Woodham

I was a technical writer from early in my career, and consider IT Security one of my foundational skills. I’m sharing my experience here, and I hope you find it useful.

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